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Laborers working on a railroad line at Spanish Fork Canyon, 1914 – History By Zim

Laborers working on a railroad line at Spanish Fork Canyon, 1914

Photo Credit: University of Utah Italian immigrants at work on a line change project of the Utah Lines of the Denver and Rio Grande at the Spanish Fork Canyon in Utah on June 13, 1914. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Vendor stands next to his Tellas Busy Bee cart, advertising ‘Red Hot Frankfurters and Ice Cold Lemonade’ traffic a blur in the background. The photo was taken on April 8, 1936 at West S…

Hot dog and lemonade stand in Manhattan, 1936

Photo Credit: New York Public Library Vendor stands next to his Tellas Busy Bee cart, advertising ‘Red Hot Frankfurters and Ice Cold Lemonade’ traffic a blur in the background. The photo was taken on April 8, 1936 at West St. and North Moore, Manhattan. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Metropolitan police officer on motorcycle in Washington, D.C., 1932.

Metropolitan police officer on motorcycle in Washington, D.C., 1932.

Metropolitan police officer on motorcycle in Washington, D.C., 1932. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin

Worker loading sugar into a Washington, D.C. grocery store in July 1942.

Worker loading sugar into a grocery store, 1942

Photo Credit: Library of Congress Worker loading sugar into a Washington, D.C. grocery store in July 1942. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Female employees of Woolworth's holding sign indicating they are striking for a 40 hour work week in 1937.

Female employees of Woolworth’s holding sign indicating they are striking for a 40 hour work week

Female employees of Woolworth’s holding sign indicating they are striking for a 40 hour work week in 1937. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin

Mail boat arrives at North Manitou Island in 1903. The island is located in Lake Michigan, approximately 12 miles west-northwest of Leland, Michigan. It is nearly eight miles long and over four mil…

Mail boat at North Manitou Island, 1903

Photo Credit: Leelanau Historical Society Mail boat arrives at North Manitou Island in 1903. The island is located in Lake Michigan, approximately 12 miles west-northwest of Leland, Michigan. It is nearly eight miles long and over four miles wide, with 20 miles of shoreline. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Western Union bike messengers in Danville, Virginia, ca. 1911.

Western Union bike messengers, 1911

Photo Credit: Lewis Wickes Hine/Museum of Photographic Arts Western Union bike messengers in Danville, Virginia, ca. 1911. The photograph was taken by Lewis Wickes Hine. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Crib trestle on the Columbia and Nehalem Valley Railroad. The Columbia and Nehalem Valley Railroad was a logging railroad for the Peninsular Lumber Company of Portland in the area around Columbia C…

Pulling a load of logs over a crib trestle

Photo Credit: OSU Special Collections & Archives Crib trestle on the Columbia and Nehalem Valley Railroad. The Columbia and Nehalem Valley Railroad was a logging railroad for the Peninsular Lumber Company of Portland in the area around Columbia City, Oregon. Photo Credit: OSU Special Collections & Archives Another Locomotive pulling railroad cars with logs over a different crib trestle in Oregon. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin…

Sharon Conway bookbinding in the National Archives, one of the employees being supervised by Mrs. Blanca Tome of Document Preservation.

Bookbinding at the National Archives, 1974

Photo Credit: National Archives Sharon Conway bookbinding in the National Archives in 1974. She was one of the employees being supervised by Mrs. Blanca Tome of Document Preservation. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Lumberjacks pose with a 12-foot-wide fir tree in 1901.

Lumberjacks with a 12-foot wide fir tree, 1901

Photo Credit: Library of Congress Lumberjacks pose with a 12-foot-wide fir tree in 1901. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Early 20th-century image of a tractor ploughing an alfalfa field in Iowa.

Tractor plowing an alfalfa field

Early 20th-century image of a tractor plowing an alfalfa field in Iowa. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Shrimp dancers from one of the Filipino settlements in south Louisiana at work.

Shrimp dancers, 1950s

Photo Credit: The Historic New Orleans Collection Shrimp dancers from one of the Filipino settlements in south Louisiana at work. Fresh shrimp were placed on raised platforms to dry in the sun. Walking on the sun-dried shrimp would crumble the shells and separate them from the shrimp meat. The resulting dried shrimp were then packaged and sold. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

A woman is photographed while inserting filaments into small light bulbs, ca 1925.

Inserting filaments into small light bulbs, 1925

Photo Credit: Lewis Wickes Hine A woman is photographed while inserting filaments into small light bulbs, ca 1925. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Stacks of lumber drying at the Seattle Cedar Lumber Manufacturing Company’s mill in Ballard, ca. 1919. A workman can be seen standing partway up one of the tall stacks of drying lumber. The S…

Stacks of lumber drying in Seattle, 1919

Photo Credit: Museum of History & Industry Stacks of lumber drying at the Seattle Cedar Lumber Manufacturing Company’s mill in Ballard, ca. 1919. A workman can be seen standing partway up one of the tall stacks of drying lumber. The Seattle Cedar mill, located just west of the Ballard Bridge, was the largest in Ballard. At the mill, logs were cut into lumber which was then dried for at least nine months before being sold. The stacks of drying lumber were over 50 feet high. In 1958, these…

Unloading king crab off a fishing boat in Seldovia, Alaska, 1965.

Unloading King Crab in Seldovia, 1965

Photo credit: National Archives Unloading king crab off a fishing boat in Seldovia, Alaska, 1965. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

"River Pigs" fight the foam of Clearwater River, to work a huge white pine log off the shoals in 1961.

Clearwater log drive, 1961

Photo Credit: Ross Hall/Forest History Society “River Pigs” fight the foam of Clearwater River, to work a huge white pine log off the shoals in 1961. Logs are cut during the summer, decked on the upstream banks, and tumbled in with Spring floods. The river carries them downstream to the mills for processing. Kaniksu National Forest, Idaho. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related